Care of the Whole Person, and Community

Guided by the Jesuit tradition of Cura Personalis, care of the whole person, Georgetown University School of Medicine will educate a diverse student body, in an integrated way, to become knowledgeable, ethical, skillful, and compassionate physicians and biomedical scientists who are dedicated to the care of others and health needs of our society.

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    Researcher Analyzes Potential Connection Between Reading and Math Disabilities
    February 16, 2018
    Guinevere Eden, D.Phil., director of the Center for the Study of Learning at Georgetown University Medical Center, will start a four-year study to investigate a potential link between the reading disability dyslexia and math disability dyscalculia.
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    Helping First-Year Medical Students Get Cooking
    February 16, 2018
    As a part of an intensive weeklong class on nutrition and patient health, members of the School of Medicine Class of 2021 completed a range of projects, including submitting recipes for a cookbook, that encouraged them to think about the many connections between diet and health.
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    Panelists Discuss Diversity in Medicine at 'The Voice'
    February 14, 2018
    Diversity in medicine, microaggressions and the state of immigration in the U.S. were among the topics discussed at “The Voice: Medical Edition - Candid Consciousness versus Silent Protests,” an event held on February 7 to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and reaffirm the university’s dedication to cura personalis.
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    From DC to Zambia and Back, Infectious Disease Expert Keeps Eye on 'Big Questions'
    January 31, 2018
    For Charles Holmes, MD, MPH, the inaugural faculty co-director for the new Center for Global Health and Quality at Georgetown University Medical Center and visiting associate professor of medicine at its School of Medicine, the common denominator and driving force in his career has been tackling the big questions facing the local and global health communities.

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